Sunday, December 30, 2012

Crystal of the Week: Cavansite

First discovered in India in 1988, this bright blue stone is an amazingly hard worker.  Called the "Stone of the Spiritual Healer," Cavansite will shield the healer during sessions.  It assists those working with Reiki and other spiritually healing modalities.  It can be used to ask that a disease or illness in remission does not return.  It's a great stone to teach acceptance and is known to help children accept any disabilities they may be facing.

When used with meditation, Cavansite will help stimulate astral travel and past life recall.  When placed on the third eye, it will enhance clairvoyance.  When placed on the throat, it will enhance clairaudiance.

Psychologically, this stone brings joy as it works to increase one's endorphins.

It's a great stone for mediums as it encourages one to step aside and speak spiritual truths without any self-doubt.

Because of its beautiful blue color, it's connected to the throat chakra and communication making it a wonderful stone for writers and teachers.

As a stone of spiritual guidance and healing, Cavansite assists one who is breaking through to the next level of their spiritual development.  It helps connect us with our guides and teachers.  Working with the heart, it aids clear, honest communication.

Emotionally, Cavansite increases our optimism and happiness.  It sparkles just like the night stars reminding us that we do have a divine light deep within us and that's its our right and our true purpose to shine on and share our light.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Crystal of the Week: Kyanite

Originating in Nepal and Tibet, the word Kyanite is from the Greek Kyanos meaning blue.  The lovely blue of this hard working stone helps us to speak our truth and greet the world with a sense of true honesty, courage and humility.  Kyanite works so hard for you and yet it expects nothing in return.  This stone will not take on negativity, so it never needs to be cleansed.  It will also help to attune and charge the other stones around it.

As a throat chakra stone, it's a great stone to wear as a necklace.  It will enhance psychic ability, communication and clairaudience.

Kyanite is a peaceful and calming stone which makes it a great choice for meditation.  It will work to gently open your third eye.  When slept with, it's said to increase the vividness of your dreams.

Although it's not a birthstone, it's highly recommended for those born under the sign of Aries, Libra and  Taurus.

Kyanite is said to cleanse the aura and light it up from within.

It's known for its tremendous ability to cleanse and align the chakras.  It will help remove energy blocks from the meridians and cuts through fears that are holding us back.  It pushes away depression, sadness and anger.  Kyanite is known to be a natural pain reliever.

BLACK KYANITE:  Very protective stone.  Will help ground and protect your energy
GREEN KYANITE:  Very healing.  Hard working stone that will heal and cleanse your heart chakra.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Crystal of the Week: Topaz

Topaz comes from the word “topazin” meaning “to seek.”  Known as the “Stone of True Love,” Topaz will help you seek and find love.  It’s a joyful stone that balances emotions and helps the wearer see the bigger picture.

Topaz is said to possess its own inner light and the stone will work to share this light with the wearer.  It imparts feelings of joy, empathy and generosity.  It’s a mellow, calming stone that will encourage forgiveness and acceptance. 

Topaz has a long and rich history for treating ailments and bringing good fortune.  St. Hildegard used Topaz dipped in wine to treat eye disorders.  Doctors also used Topaz elixirs during the Plague.  This beautiful stone has long been associated with the wealthy who would often wear topaz engraved with a falcon to attract more financial abundance. 

These days, Topaz is known to help to balance your emotions and open your heart to love and happiness.

If you’re trying to complete a goal and are finding it difficult to find the energy and self-esteem to see it to fruition, wearing Topaz will give you the motivation and inner resources to achieve your goal with success and speed.

While Topaz comes in a variety of hues, the two most popular and easy to find are yellow and blue. 

YELLOW TOPAZ: November’s birthstone will help you manifest your intentions and bring about positive change in your life.  It helps keep you in alignment with your true purpose.  The happy, positive energy of this stone helps attract new friends and opportunities.  Sometimes called Golden Topaz, this stone is also very healing – especially for stomach ailments.  It works to open your heart to love as it allows you to forgive and trust the process of life.  Golden Topaz will strengthen your faith.  Wear this stone when you’re feeling overstressed and irritable because it will help to calm you and instill deep inner peace and serenity instead. 

BLUE TOPAZ: December’s birthstone is a stone of clear and honest communication.  It’s a balancing stone and will bring the body, mind and spirit into alignment.   Blue Topaz is a stone of leadership that helps you take charge of your life. This is the stone to wear if you have a speaking engagement or important meeting coming up because it helps you to speak clearly and effectively.  Meditating with Blue Topaz enables you to discover the right career path for your highest potential.  It helps you to see where you’ve gone off path and recognize patterns in your life. Often called “the Writer’s Stone,” Blue Topaz will help break up writer’s block while enhancing your creativity.  Wearing Blue Topaz increases your psychic ability.  Blue Topaz brings in angelic energy and helps you connect with your angel for more joy and love in your life.

Wearing Topaz will work hard to increase your self-esteem and courage teaching you to truly believe that you deserve love, happiness, health and success.